Tag Archives: Navy

Episode 029 CPO1 Tom Riefesel

Chief Petty Officer 1st Class Tom Riefesel, MMM, CD joined the Royal Canadian Navy on 22 December 1982 as a Signalman Sea 261. In September 1983, he joined his first ship, HMCS Assiniboine. Over the length of his career, he progressed from Signalman, to Yeoman Signals, Combat Chief, Chief Yeoman of Signals NATO Standing Naval Force Atlantic, Chief Naval Communicator at Sea Training Atlantic. CPO1 Riefesel served on 8 different destroyers, frigates and AORs, HMCS Assiniboine, HMCS Ottawa, HMCS Protecteur, […]

Canadian Military History Podcast Promo

Welcome back to a new season of the Canadian Military History Podcast.  For those that are just joining, here is a short promo that serves to demonstrate what this podcast is all about. Please have a listen and feel free to share with your friends and contacts. More new episodes are coming and will be released weekly. Don’t forget that you can support this site by shopping on Amazon.  You still enjoy Amazon’s great prices, but a portion of your […]

Episode 008 CWO Kevin West

Today’s Interview is with the Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer, Kevin West, MMM, MSM, CD.  Kevin’s CF Bio can be found at this Link.  Kevin served in the Naval Reserve, then transferred to the regular force in the Royal Canadian Navy.  After a period of five years, he transferred again to the Royal Canadian Air Force, where he worked his way towards the pinnacle of the Non-Commissioned Member corps as the CF CWO. He also was vital to providing leadership […]

Welcome Message

Welcome to the podcast page of the Canadian Military History Podcast.  Please listen to the Introductory Episode, where I describe the origins of the podcast as well as the format and goals. Please check back weekly for future episodes. Special thanks go out to: -Scott Gardener and Chris Honeywell, the Two True Freaks -Michael Bailey and Jeffrey Taylor from the Superman Homepage, The Fortress of Baileytude, the Superman Podcast Network and From Crisis to Crisis: A Superman Podcast -Ken Ray […]

Episode 000 – The Intro

Canadian Military History Podcast The Podcast Dedicated to Our Veteran’s Own Stories; Past, Present and Eventually Future This is the introduction episode where I introduce the format of the podcast as well as the reasons and influences for starting this podcast. Feedback and comments are welcome. Mike Lacroix CD Mike Lacroix is a Senior Appointment Chief Warrant Officer in the Canadian Armed Forces.  His current appointment is as the Sergeant-Major for 32 Canadian Brigade Group in Toronto, Ontario.  Past appointments […]

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